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Should answers be able to be downvoted without a reason?

I've been a member of this stack exchange for many years. I've tried to provide good answers to questions. (I rate in the top 3% overall.) In the past, but more frequently lately, I've found my ...
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What is the highest upvoted/downvoted question, answer and comment on this site, and who is the highest rep user? (Writing.SE)

I know that this question is completely useless and trivial, but I am really curious. In the post about the departure of a significant user here, I couldn't help but notice the high rep users ...
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Can we force people to comment before giving them the right to downvote a question?

I am not sure if I am imagining things, but some people might be downvoting questions illegitimately, so in order to prevent them from doing that can we force them to comment and tell people what's ...
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Downvoting question because OP has accepted an answer too early?

Referencing this comment: Is it justifiable to downvote a question if the OP has accepted an answer right away?
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Why all the downvotes?

Seven of my answers just got one downvote each, all at just about the same time ("4 hours ago," about 11am Eastern US Time). I only have ten answers out there, so this is a surprising event. Not ...
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Why such a low vote turnout? :(

I guess during the private beta, this was asked: Not Much Voting Going On And I feel its still the same thing right now. A crude estimate from here tells me that only 4 users are above 1vote/day. ...
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Why the down-votes?

As of right now, the question How much time do you spend writing one page on average? has received zero up-votes and four down-votes. Number of comments explaining the down-votes? Zero. Personally, ...
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Not Much Voting Going On

While I was browsing around the site, there appears to be a lack of voting going on in the site. Personally, whenever I go to a StackExchange website, I usually vote up the good questions and comments ...
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